Bangkok Thai Cuisine Bangkok Thai Cuisine – nearby on Westheimer – has a reasonable lunch special menu from 11:00 am-3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. $7.50 includes an entree, soup, roll, and rice.
Chuy’s Chuy’s will satisfy your lunch-time Tex-Mex cravings. Whether you get a burrito, tacos, or enchiladas, at Chuy’s everything is made fresh from fresh ingredients.
Where will you be lunching this week in Houston? Let us know your favorite spots, and we’ll feature them in our upcoming articles! Happy lunching!
The Egg and I specializes in… well, eggs! But non-egg centric seasonal specials include Chia Coconut Oatmeal, Honey Smoked Salmon Frittata, and the Oatmeal Pancake (gluten free!) topped with berries and raspberry agave. Their season juice is sure to put some spicy nutrition into your belly as the fresh pair and citrus is sweetened with agave and ginger and then spiced up with jalapeño!
No brunch would be complete without a plethora of egg dishes. Among the classic and creative benefits (like crab!) you’ll also find vegetarian options. They also have scrambles and omelets (see photos below). Those seeking comfort food will find solace in Southern classics like biscuits and gravy and grits.
Each menu item is detailed with allergen information and dietary concerns, appeasing the the gluten-free, allergen-sensitive diners among us. The gluten-free menu can be found here.
At the Egg and I juices (orange, tomato, grapefruit, apple and cranberry) are fresh squeezed, and the coffee is bottomless and always served fresh. You just can’t beat a local restaurant where everything is made to order!
The Westeimer location is open from 7:00 am until 2:00 pm, so get it while it’s hot!
What are your favorite spots in the neighborhood? Let us know and we’ll cover it in our next Neighborhood Spotlight!
Valentine’s Day was originally a pagan fertility festival and later became a Christian holiday. Now, now than 62 Million American’s celebrate the holiday, according to History.com.
Gifts of flowers, candy, and chocolates are typical Valentine’s Day love tokens, as is the romantic Valentine’s dinner.
If you’re going to shower your special person with gifts, try these local Houston gift shops.
You can surprise your valentine with a box of roses from Every Moment Houston. A teddy bear and a romantic movie are perfect gift accompaniments for your love.
Floral Concepts are a “Texas florist with a lovely variety of fresh flowers and creative gift ideas to suit any style or budget.” When you order flowers from Floral Concepts you can have a bouquet of red roses (or arrangement of your choice) delivered to your Valentine’s door.
If the best way to your Valentine’s heart is through his sweet tooth, check out Kegg’s Candies. Handmade chocolates and fudge are sure to wine your sweetheart’s heart! If you’re looking for a little hands-on sweetness, try taking Kegg’s chocolate making class!
If your Valentine’s hearts melts with both sweets and flowers, try Edible Arrangements. The “True Love” bouquet is an argument of chocolate dipped strawberries. Their “Berry Chocolate Love Bouquet” features chocolate covered strawberries and heart shaped pineapple spears.
If the old-fashioned greeting card is a party of your love game, swing by Paper Source. In addition to sentimental cards, you can also pick up heart-felt gifts like The Hugging Mugs (a pair of coffee mugs reaching out in an embrace) and you can also have your special gift gift wrapped.
Did you buy your valentine a special surprise? Take a picture of the special day and send it to us! We’d love to see the way you’ve celebrated your love on this special day!
This Valentine’s Day, show your Valentine you care with a great dinner! There’s several romantic spots to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Houston, right in the neighborhood!
Churrasco is celebrating 5 days of amour with a special Valentine’s Day menu. Begin your meal with a Mojito cocktail and a guacamole starter. Valentine mains include plantain crusted chicken, pollo with jalapeño crema, and grilled steaks. Enjoy a bottle of wine with your romantic meal and end the night with a chocolate truffle cake.
Mezza Grill is celebrating Valentines day with a four-course meal. At $120 a couple, indulge on a seafood appetizer, a lobster bisque salad, New Zealand Lamb Chops, and finish with an Oreo Chocolate Mousse. Each dinner includes a glass of wine, or a romantic glass of sparkling champagne.
Houston’s original grilled cheese food truck Golden Grill has rightfully kept their place as a favorite among tourists and locals alike. Whether its their famous classic, buffalo chicken, carnitas, or pizza variety, GG’s sandwiches are sure to please thanks to their buttery, cheesy goodness. Your taste buds will thank you. (Price: $5-8)
This family-owned and operated spot has been in business since 1963, and the prices are nearly as original as the menu. A good ol’ classic burger will always serve you well, but Champs is famous for their “Texas Size” chicken-fried steak sandwich. First-timers, try it with a Hershey’s chocolate shake for optimal happiness. (Price: $5.19)
Pena’s Donut Heaven & Grill is known for inventive donut combos and budget-friendly prices to boot. Sausage, egg, and cheese on a fluffy, gooey donut? Yes, please. This breakfast sandwich is a good idea any day of the week. Or should we say…everyday? (Price: $3.89)
Take your pick (or just get both) at Guru Burgers & Crepes, where savory and sweet happily marry under one roof. Hint: We recommend balancing the grass-fed Texas Akaushi beef burger with an Oreo-Nutella crepe. (Price: $7-10)
Ramen done right, indeed. Tiger Den is a Houston favorite thanks to superior taste and fresh, quality ingredients. It’s not unusual to see a line out the door, so you know it’s good. (Price: $8-9)
When you catch the games on the bar TVs at The Yard House, look forward to some of these American pastime favorite eats:
At Nick’s Place you can find American Staples like pizza and wings!
American Staples like Steak and Potatoes and Crawfish can be found at The Hideaway on Danville.
You’re in for some Crawfish and American Beer at The Deck on Fountainview!
You’ll find burgers, fries and finger foods at Jake’s Sports Bar.
Will one bar TV do? Or do you need wall-to-wall action? Check out The Best Sports Bars in Piney Point Village to get the layout of all the sports bars in town!